This year’s most read was dominated by the sad demise of national haulier Canute, which never recovered from the end of its long-term contract with retailer Wilko last year. The contract was picked up Wincanton and represented more than 30% of Canute Group’s revenue at that time – a staggering £30m. Reports that Canute had been late paying staff surfaced in the spring as did eight O-licences in the name of Almtone. The O-licences named Canute’s Gamston depot as Almtone’s location […]
Palletways has worked quickly to fill a gap in its coverage left by Cambridgeshire operator Heathcliff Haulage, which went into administration in January.
Wincanton has published details of its Britvic contract win, revealed by Motortransport.co.uk last month.
While Motortransport.co.uk did not see as many industry insolvencies or closures in 2016 as in previous years, there were still a number of high-profile cases that shocked the transport sector.